Dodgy Geezers Alert

These two well dodgy characters were spotted yesterday. They appeared to be trying to sneak a stolen tractor on site.  Where they had hidden the rest of the tractor we are not sure.  However, they were entirely brazen in their efforts and looked pretty determined. It appeared that one was…

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Cheaper Seeds – a new GFAA Benefit

Good news! GFAA has joined the Dobies Gardening Associations Group Scheme. (Please note: this is Dobies with one ‘b’ and not the Dobbies with the local gardening superstore – as owned by Tesco I hear.)  Under this scheme, our plotters and volunteers ordering from Dobies will receive a 40% discount on…

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Welcome aboard Rachel!

I am delighted that Rachel Martin has agreed to help with the website.  Rachel recently swapped her Micro-plot for Plot 99A and has made a cracking start on it.  Rachel has made an equally impressive start to her work on the website and brings a professional eye, real technical know-how…

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TAMS VEGAN Thank You Event

The Allotment Market Stall (TAMS) Team are holding a thank you event this week for all who contributed to their collections this season.

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The Shed Squad Strikes!

With a shed to move from A to B on site today, we assembled a crack squad of plotters and volunteers. All went well, but we could have done with a couple of extra handlers when we came to the first corner: we had not realised that we had Lewis…

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Our Beechgrove Celebrity

There was only one topic of conversation on site this weekend.  Everyone was talking about Sandy Inkster’s appearance on Beechgrove Garden. It was wonderful to see the Beechgrove team’s recognition of Sandy’s expertise and knowledge when they visited on the occasion of his winning the P&J Garden Competition for the…

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